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Best Australian Music of the Week: March 11th-March 17th

Dive into fresh local releases from Selfish Sons, BARKAA, GIMMY, Milan Ring, Danté Knows, Joe Mungovan, Willo, and more 

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Check out Rolling Stone AU/NZ‘s weekly roundup of our favourite Australian music from February 11th to March 17th. Dive into the freshest tracks by local artists below.

Barkaa – “We Up” 

The fierce rapper means business with “We Up” – a tongue-in-cheek anthem of self-empowerment delivered in Drill-esque style over a menacing beat. Barkaa‘s next mission? Bringing together sold-out crowds at upcoming shows with this song’s unmatched energy.

GIMMY – “Things Look Different Now” 

GIMMY’s new song sets a bold tone for their upcoming debut album. With Gemma Owens’ mesmerizing vibrato and a mix of 80s synths and gritty guitar, it’s a sign of exciting changes ahead.

Charm of Finches – “Middle Of Your Mess” 

The Melbourne sister duo explore the ups and downs of female friendships in this catchy folk-pop tune. With an aesthetic music video inspired by Saltburn and Wes Anderson, this track is the latest from their forthcoming album, Marlinchen in the Snow.

Selfish Sons – “Backseat Drive” 

Pure pop exhilaration from the Brisbane indie rockers, currently gracing stages across the US as they open for none other than Lil Wayne.

Milan Ring – “Photograph” 

The R&B artist and producer dishes out wisdom on living large on “Photograph” – the first single from her just announced second studio album, Mangos. “In a world that is finger snap instant, it’s nice to have a medium that forces one to wait,” she says. “ I’m not sure how the light will hit the film. All I know is that for a second, I tried to remember.”

Danté Knows – “Ksubi FlowerS”

The first single of the year from the New York-born, Sydney artist is “Ksubi Flowers” – a sumptuous blend of psychedelic, indie, and rap. It’s all about resilience, encouraging listeners to find beauty and strength in tough times, just like flowers blooming from mud.

Joe Mungovan – Sugar, Candy, Lips 

The New South Wales artist explores themes of wealth and consumerism across eight alluring tracks, showcasing textured vocals and experimental indie rock. For an instant hit, dive into the swirling highs of “Cyclone”.

Will Hearn – “Storeroom Picture” 

A beautifully tender song about past love, featuring the Queensland’s artist breezy Australian sound, complete by an epic saxophone moment. Fans of Matt Corby and Vance Joy will adore this tune.

Club Angel – “Informer” 

Hot off his surprise set alongside Fred again.. at Club 77,  the producer and DJ wastes no time with “Informer”, the lead track from his second EP. Mixing speed garage, bouncing jungle beats, and metallic synths, it’s a sonic rollercoaster you don’t want to miss.

Willo – “Tha Rhythm” 

Sydney supernova Willo drops a summer festival-tested track that captures dreamy memories on the dance floor. Easy to bop along and get lost in the rhythm, just as intended.